Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Show Notes

Saturday Show 9-16-17

5 Most Powerful Storms in Modern History
In the midst of the worst Hurricane season that the United States has faced in over a decade, we thought it might be worthwhile to take a look back at 5 of the most powerful storm in modern history.
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Kim Jong Un using Google earth to pinpoint missle targets
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un has apparently been using old Google earth photos to "pinpoint" his targets. The Independent reports that he’s been studying dated Google Earth images as he further develops his nuclear program.
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11-year-old Frank gets his wish to mow White House lawn, gets personal thank you from Trump
An 11-year-old boy from Virginia got his wish to mow the White House lawn after writing a letter to President Trump earlier this year. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted a photo of Frank Giaccio pushing a lawnmower in the Rose Garden early Friday.
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Judicial Watch: Total Obama Travel Costs So Far, $106 Million
Based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, the government watchdog group Judicial Watch was able to obtain further travel records from the Secret Service, showing trip costs of $3.7 million that, combined with earlier travel records, reveal that travel expenses for President Barack Obama and his family have cost taxpayers, to date, $105,662,975.27.
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Protests, arrests fail to prevent author’s speech at Berkeley campus
Police made nine arrests, a large crowd of protesters rallied, and a nearby building was occupied, but otherwise Ben Shapiro’s speech Thursday night at the University of California Berkeley went off without the mayhem that has plagued recent conservative events.
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Police warn: Don’t take selfies with bears
In case people needed a reminder on how not to interact with wild animals, the Aspen Police Department issued a detailed press release reminding people not to use a bear sighting as a selfie-op.
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‘Racist anthem’ painted on Francis Scott Key statues
Mayor Catherine Pugh says she has no plans to remove the Francis Scott Key monument in Bolton Hill that was vandalized before dawn Wednesday and has directed art preservation experts to determine the cost of cleaning it.
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Rising: 30,567 Aliens Apprehended or Deemed Inadmissible on SW Border Last Month
Since April, the number of illegal aliens trying to get into the United States along the Southwest border has been steadily rising, reaching a total of 30,567 in August, a 22.5 percent increase from July and almost twice the 15,771 recorded in April, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
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Amid DACA dilemma, schools strengthen protections toward immigrant students
Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high.
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School warns ‘USA’ chant could send ‘unintended message
Controversy erupts at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom over students chanting “USA.” It’s a popular way to for students to show pride during sporting events and rallies, but school and district officials are now warning students that the chants could appear inappropriate and intolerant.
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School Fining Students For Being Late To Class
Stansbury High School in Salt Lake City has started cracking down on kids who are chronically late. According to reports, the students will first receive a warning for being late. A second offense will bring a $3 fine. The penalty goes up to $5 if the student continues to be tardy.
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